Printer’s Manuscript of the Book of Mormon, circa August 1829–circa January 1830

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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be established in this land & be set up as a free People by the Power of of the Father that these might come forth from them unto a remnant of your seed that the covenant of the Father may be fulfiled which he hath covenanted with his People O House of Israel therefore when these works and the work which shall be wrought among you hereafter shall come forth from the Gentiles unto your seed which shall dwindle in unbelief because of iniquity for thus it becometh behoveth the Father that it should come forth from the Gentiles that he may shew forth his power unto the Gentiles for this cause, that the Gentiles if they will not harden their hearts that they may repent and come unto me and be baptised in my name and know of the true points of my doctrine that they may be numbered among my People O House of Israel & when these things come to pass that thy seed shall begin to know these things it shall be a sign unto them that they may know that the work of the Father hath already commenced unto the fulfiling of the covenant which he hath made unto the People which are of the House of Israel & when that day shall come to pass that Kings shall shut their mouths for that which had not been told them shall they see & that which they had not heard shall they consider, for in that day for my sake shall the Father work a work among which shall be a great & a marvelous work among them and there shall be among them which will not believe it although a man shall declare it unto them, but behold the life of my servant shall be in my hand therefore they shall not hurt him although he shall be marred because of them yet I will heal him for I will shew unto him them that my Wisdom is Greater than the cunning of the Devil therefore it shall come to pass that whosoever will not believe in my words which am Jesus Christ which the Father shall cause him to bring forth unto the Gentiles & shall give unto him power that he shall bring thim forth unto the Gentiles it shall be done even as Moses said they shall be Cut off from among my People which are of the covenant & my People which are a remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles yea in the midst of them as a Lion among the Beasts of the forest as a Young Lion among the flocks of sheep who if he go through both treadeth down & teareth in pieces & none can deliver their hand shall be lifted up upon their adversaries & all their Enemies shall be cut off yea woe be unto the Gentiles except they repent for it shall come to pass in that day saith the Father that I will cut off thy Horses out of the midst of thee & I will destroy thy chariots & I will cut off the cities of thy land & throw down all thy strong holds & I will cut off witchcrafts out of thy hand & thou shalt have no more soothsayers thy Graven Images I will also cut off & thy stonding Images out of the midst [p. 399]
be established in this land & be set up as a free People by the Power of the Father that these might come forth from them unto a remnant of your seed that the covenant of the Father may be fulfiled which he hath covenanted with his People O House of Israel therefore when these works and the work which shall be wrought among you hereafter shall come forth from the Gentiles unto your seed which shall dwindle in unbelief because of iniquity for thus it behoveth the Father that it should come forth from the Gentiles that he may shew forth his power unto the Gentiles for this cause, that the Gentiles if they will not harden their hearts that they may repent and come unto me and be baptised in my name and know of the true points of my doctrine that they may be numbered among my People O House of Israel & when these things come to pass that thy seed shall begin to know these things it shall be a sign unto them that they may know that the work of the Father hath already commenced unto the fulfiling of the covenant which he hath made unto the People which are of the House of Israel & when that day shall come to pass that Kings shall shut their mouths for that which had not been told them shall they see & that which they had not heard shall they consider, for in that day for my sake shall the Father work a work which shall be a great & a marvelous work among them and there shall be among them which will not believe it although a man shall declare it unto them, but behold the life of my servant shall be in my hand therefore they shall not hurt him although he shall be marred because of them yet I will heal him for I will shew unto them that my Wisdom is Greater than the cunning of the Devil therefore it shall come to pass that whosoever will not believe in my words which am Jesus Christ which the Father shall cause him to bring forth unto the Gentiles & shall give unto him power that he shall bring thim forth unto the Gentiles it shall be done even as Moses said they shall be Cut off from among my People which are of the covenant & my People which are a remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles yea in the midst of them as a Lion among the Beasts of the forest as a Young Lion among the flocks of sheep who if he go through both treadeth down & teareth in pieces & none can deliver their hand shall be lifted up upon their adversaries & all their Enemies shall be cut off yea woe be unto the Gentiles except they repent for it shall come to pass in that day saith the Father that I will cut off thy Horses out of the midst of thee & I will destroy thy chariots & I will cut off the cities of thy land & throw down all thy strong holds & I will cut off witchcrafts out of thy hand & thou shalt have no more soothsayers thy Graven Images I will also cut off & thy stonding Images out of the midst [p. 399]
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